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Cultivate Plans Annual Fundraiser

Cultivate Plans Annual Fundraiser

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- ABC57 spent the morning at Cultivate Food Rescue learning about their annual fundraiser, Taste of Hope. Register to attend here.  View video and story as it originally appeared at:...

RMHC and Cultivate work together to provide for families in need

RMHC and Cultivate work together to provide for families in need

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A community that helps one another, works together! And that is exactly what the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Michiana and Cultivate Food Rescue decided to do. The two, local nonprofits came together at a time when support was needed the...

South Bend beat podcast – Todd Zeltwanger

South Bend beat podcast – Todd Zeltwanger

South Bend Beat - Todd Zeltwanger    Kyle is joined by Todd Zeltwanger and Shelly Alwine. Todd and Shelly are part of the leadership team for Cultivate, which has garnered national attention for their food repurposing program put into place across the region....

Cultivate Culinary Upping Output to Keep Pace with Food Needs

Cultivate Culinary Upping Output to Keep Pace with Food Needs

Cultivate Culinary Upping Output to Keep Pace with Food Needs   Cultivate Food Rescue is scaling up. A little more than a year ago, the South Bend-based nonprofit food rescue organization moved from a 3,000-square-foot facility along Niles Avenue to a...

First 2021 SBS-TV Highlights Cultivate’s Work in the Community

South Bend Community School Corporation Students Highlight Cultivate in first SBS-TV Newscast of 2021 Special thanks to program alumni and current advisors Alex Almanza and Bernado Malone for helping the students with this newscast. Produced by the film and broadcast...

MoonTree Studios and Cultivate Partnership feed PCSC Students

MoonTree Studios and Cultivate Partnership feed PCSC Students

Local Organizations Help to Keep Students Fed During the Weekends By: James Master, Assistant Editor, Pilot News   Marshall County - A 2019 article published by Pediatrics, the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, titled “Food Insecurity and...

Meat Hunger

Meat Hunger

Meat Hunger, a Livestock Buyers Group formed by 4-H students to donate to those struggling with hunger, to merge with Cultivate Food Rescue South Bend, IN. (February, 2021) – Meat Hunger is a program formed by two 4-H students in 2017, Emily and Noah Zimmer, with the...

Eby’s Meat Market donates 1,000 lbs. of meat to feed those in need

Eby’s Meat Market donates 1,000 lbs. of meat to feed those in need

Eby’s Meat Market donates 1,000 lbs. of meat to feed those in need SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) -A butcher shop in South Bend is showing us what’s good today by donating more than 1,000 pounds of meat to Cultivate Food Rescue. 16 News Now tells us how much of a difference...

Thanksgiving Meal Packing Marathon

Thanksgiving Meal Packing Marathon

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Cultivate Food Rescue is making sure every family has a meal to put on the table this Thanksgiving. The nonprofit is partnering with a local church for a 24-hour meal packing marathon. The meals will include turkey, corn, mashed potatoes, and...

Local Not-For-Profits Partner to Address Community Needs

March 4, 2020, For immediate release: For the last three years, St. Joseph County 4-H youth members and volunteers have worked together on a program called Meat Hunger to address the growing issue of hunger in our community, which led to identifying Cultivate Food...

Cultivate Founder is Guest on “In the Spotlight” podcast.

Cultivate Culinary was featured on Elkhart County's "In the Spotlight" podcast. Listen to hear co-founder, Jim Conklin, discuss how we partner with other Not-For-Profits to feed food insecure children - also featuring Mark Mikel from Family Christian Development...